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UI5 Databinding using Path:

Hi ,

Please explain me the difference and significance of using path:/ and the plain model property name references from the below.

var oTextField1 = new sap.ui.commons.TextField({id : "Field1",value : {path : "/firstName"}});
var oLabel2 = new sap.ui.commons.Label({text : "Last Name:"});

var oTextField2 = new sap.ui.commons.TextField({id : "Field2",value : {path : "/lastName"}});

var oTextView1 = new sap.ui.commons.TextView("textView1", {text : "{/firstName}"});
var oTextView2 = new sap.ui.commons.TextView("textView2", {text : "{/lastName}"});

When we need to use /path and when to use direct property names references?. Please Clarify.



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hi Urmila

Can you check if this example helps?



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